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In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League

Iraq started hosting foreign football clubs for competitive matches for the first time in decades, after FIFA gave the go-ahead for games to resume

In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League
Al-Zawraa's Mustafa Jawda (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the AFC Cup football match between Iraq's Al-Zawraa club and Bahrain's Manama club at the Karbala Sports City stadium on April 16, 2018.
In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League
Al-Zawraa's Hussein Ali vies for the ball against Manama's Ali Haram during the AFC Cup football match between Iraq's Al-Zawraa club and Bahrain's Manama club at the Karbala Sports City stadium on April 16, 2018.
In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League
Iraqi fans hold a poster bearing the names of different Middle Eastern countries as they watch the AFC Cup football match between Iraq's Al-Zawraa club and Bahrain's Manama club at the Karbala Sports City stadium on April 16, 2018.
In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League
Iraqi fans watch the AFC Cup football match between Iraq's Al-Zawraa club and Bahrain's Manama club at the Karbala Sports City stadium on April 16, 2018.
In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League
Iraqi fans watch the AFC Cup football match between Iraq's Al-Zawraa club and Bahrain's Manama club at the Karbala Sports City stadium on April 16, 2018.
In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League
Manama's Sayed Mohamed Adnan reacts on the ground during the AFC Cup football match between Iraq's Al-Zawraa club and Bahrain's Manama club at the Karbala Sports City stadium on April 16, 2018.
In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League
Al-Zawraa's Ibrahim Bayesh (L) and Manama's Sayed Mohamed Adnan (R) vie for the ball during the AFC Cup football match between Iraq's Al-Zawraa club and Bahrain's Manama club at the Karbala Sports City stadium on April 16, 2018.
In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League
Al-Zawraa's Mustafa Jawda (R) is tackled by Manama's Ali Haram during the AFC Cup football match between Iraq's Al-Zawraa club and Bahrain's Manama club at the Karbala Sports City stadium on April 16, 2018.
In pictures: Baghdad's Al Zawraa Club beats Manama Club 2-1 at AFC Champions League
Ahmed Fadhil of Al-Zawraa vies against Manama's Ali Abdula Hasan during the AFC Cup football match between Iraq's Al-Zawraa club and Bahrain's Manama club at the Karbala Sports City stadium on April 16, 2018.